Parallel Worlds

[two pro travel journalists turn amateur bloggers]

How to go the extra mile

As travel writers, we’re often under pressure to chase that story a little farther than the average backpacker might want to go. So we’ve put together hard-earned tips you’ll need if … Continue reading

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The best months to travel SE Asia

Wondering when the best time of year is to head to Bali? Or to Thailand? Or to Philippines? So were we. That’s why we’ve put together a chart that outlines … Continue reading

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Where to find predators in Africa

Take a look at Kitbaggers, our new blog, to find out where to go for spectacular sightings of Africa’s predators.

February 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why we’re kitbaggers

80* – The number of airports we passed through last year. 74* – The number of days we spent living out of the back of a car, boat or train. … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

How to cook a Moroccan tajine

Marrakech’s souks (markets) are a beautiful whisk of colours and dust; of biycles and people, flute music, textiles and mint tea – all swirling into a mix so complex it’s almost … Continue reading

January 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Guide to tapas in Spain

It turns out that kids can be pretty daring diners. Pamplona local nine year-old Lucia samples some of the most unusual tapas offerings in her city. Our blog has moved … Continue reading

January 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

So, you want to be an adventurer?

[ words by Mark Eveleigh / photograph © Randulf Valle, The WideAngle] “What I’m looking for,” he wrote, “is some advice on becoming, for lack of a better word, an Adventurer.” It wasn’t … Continue reading

January 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Madiba, and the roads we walk

[words by Narina Exelby] I picked some flowers today. They were yellow. We call them everlastings: flowers that continue, over years sometimes, to bring colour through the mist, and rain, … Continue reading

December 6, 2013 · 4 Comments

Times they are a-changing

[words and photograph by Narina Exelby] It’s been a while since we posted anything on our blog, but it’s not because we’ve been sitting around drinking teh tarik all day. … Continue reading

October 28, 2013 · 4 Comments

An afternoon in the life of a travel writer

[words and pic by Narina Exelby]  The only constant in life is change. I know this old adage is a little, well… *yawns*… but it’s a very apt description of … Continue reading

September 30, 2013 · 5 Comments

Food: a journey between homes

[words by Narina Exelby / photograph by Mark Eveleigh] My life is so different from what it once was. I think these words often; usually when I’m crouched next to … Continue reading

September 20, 2013 · 12 Comments

Ketut, a traditional Balinese healer in Ubud

Ketut, with a picture of his mother. [words and photograph by Mark Eveleigh] “I can’t cure black magic. I’m not a magician. I’m just Ketut.” As he tells me this Ketut … Continue reading

September 10, 2013 · 3 Comments

How to travel like a pro

[words by Mark Eveleigh / photograph © Maciej Dakowicz, The WideAngle] What’s the secret to stepping off a plane and looking like you know exactly what you’re doing? To avoiding … Continue reading

September 3, 2013 · 3 Comments

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